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UMD, City of College Park to Host July Fourth Celebration

The University of Maryland and the city of College Park will host the annual Independence Day celebration from 5–10 p.m. Thursday, July 4 at the university's Lot 1 (adjacent to Campus Drive off Adelphi Road). The celebration will include a free concert by the Nightlife Band, followed by a 30-minute fireworks show. Food will be available for purchase.

Included in the schedule:

  • Concessions open at 5 p.m.
  • Entertainment begins at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

Lawn seating is limited. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and blankets. Personal coolers are also allowed.

In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks show will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, July 5. For more information, click here.

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